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FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

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Want to learn how to successfully manage diabetes? How to eat healthy on a budget?  Make a spending plan to save money?

The Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Program is dedicated to providing science-based information and educational programming throughout the community to empower individuals and families to make informed decisions about their well-being and to be able to make changes to improve their health and quality of life.  The Family and Consumer Sciences Department provides education in the areas of food and nutrition, chronic disease, weight management, disease prevention, food safety, and financial management. 

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CONTACT

Andrea Nikolai

Family and Consumer Sciences

Extension Agent II, M.S.

863-519-1072

andreanikolai@ufl.edu

RECENT FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE BLOG POSTS

The Great Pumpkin

Falls has arrived! Fall is right around the corner and summer is slowly fading away. The not-so-hot, cooler weather flowing into our towns, late walks after work with the family, scary movies before we go to bed, and the...
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Eating Like A Superhero!

Ever wonder what heroes eat to keep their powers?    Look no further! Let’s dive into what it takes to eat like a superhero and how the food groups increase their power! The following is based on recommendations for children aged 2-8 years...
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Alternative Recipes: Black Bean Brownies

You heard that right! Black bean brownies are an alternative to regular brownies. This alternative offers a tasty and easy variation that provides extra nutrients and the same gooey, delicious texture for all brownie lovers. Photo by Andrea...
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